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Latest openings: Roe at Pop Brixton, Lodore Falls spa, Pachamama East and more

15 November 2018 by
Latest openings: Roe at Pop Brixton, Lodore Falls spa, Pachamama East and more


Dubliner Simon Whiteside's first solo restaurant Roe has opened in London's Pop Brixton shipping container development, focusing on sustainable seafood from the British and Irish coast.

Whiteside, the co-founder of seafood restaurant Hook in Camden, has opened the site with his wife Cairene without investors.

The cocktail menu features spirits from the Sustainable Spirit Co alongside a small selection of wines, beers and soft drinks. Guests sit at two communal tables made from reclaimed wood.

Opened 13 November

Covers 32

Typical dishes Ray wing, Jerusalem artichoke and wild mushrooms; spiced pollock with lentils and roast onion squash; and cuttlefish and squid ink arancini

Website www.popbrixton.org


Brera Riverside

Brera Café in London's Canary Wharf has relaunched following a refurbishment and a rebrand as Brera Riverside. The space is divided into a bar, lounge and dining room, acting as a café by day and restaurant by evening.

Covers 45

Design Daniel Monk

Executive chef Andrea Cirino

Typical dishes Pumpkin and chestnut risotto; sea bass, roast potatoes, parsley and garlic sauce

Website www.cafebrera.com


DoubleTree Forest Pines

DoubleTree by Hilton Forest Pines Spa & Golf Resort has opened in Broughton, Lincolnshire, situated within 190 acres of woodland with a 27-hole golf course. The property features the Grill restaurant, two bars, 11 meeting rooms, a spa, a fully equipped gym and an indoor pool.

Bedrooms 188

General manager Michael Lavizani

Operator RBH

Starting room rate £72 for a king guest room

Website www.hilton.com



Covers 200

Typical dishes Beef tenderloin; chorizo; chicken hearts; bacon-wrapped chicken; and beef skirt

Website www.fazenda.co.uk


Lodore Falls spa

Lodore Falls hotel has opened its new Falls spa, the final phase of a £10m redevelopment of the hotel in Keswick, Cumbria. The new spa features a 16m outdoor infinity-edge vitality pool, a glass-fronted Finnish sauna, a four-person mud rasul, four thermal suites and a Champagne bar. The launch includes 18 new Scandi-inspired spa suites with complimentary access to the spa.

Spa suitesstarting room rate £460 a night

Website www.lakedistricthotels.net



A Greek bar, restaurant, lounge and rooftop terrace has opened in London's Mayfair. Located within the former Cartier headquarters, Onima offers a menu of Mediterranean and Asian fusion cuisine and evening DJ sets.

Founder Alexandros Andrianopoulos

Design Archset

Typical dishes Beef tartare with orange ponzu sauce, heritage tomatoes, celery; king crab salad, seaweed, caviar, yuzu, spring onion and truffle

Website www.onimarestaurant.com

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Pachamama East

The creators of Chicama in Chelsea and Pachamama in Marylebone have opened a new Peruvian-inspired restaurant, Pachamama East, in London's Shoreditch. The site focuses on the Asian flavours in Peruvian cuisine.

Covers 85

Executive chef Mikkel Gregersen

Typical dishes Stir-fried Hispi cabbage; smoked aubergine; whole jiang-glazed chicken; salmon ceviche, grapefruit tiger's milk and avocado

Website www.pachamamalondon.com


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